Number of Bolts: 12 bolts
Volume: 1.0 quart over stock
Dimensions: Click here for dimensions. Depth inside is 4½ inches.
This PML cover fits the GM 8.875 inch (8 7/8") ring gear 12 bolt differential for trucks.
- Extra capacity
- Drain hole and magnetic plug to simplify maintenance
- Fins for heat dissipation and classic styling
- Sand cast aluminum construction for thick walls
- Machined gasket flange for a secure seal
- Round shape similar to stock cover
Typical applications include GMC and Chevy trucks and SUVs, ½ and ¾ ton, with 2 or 4 wheel drive, from 1963 to 1991. Some common applications for this rear end cover are:
- C10 & K10, 1967 to 1976
- C20 & K20, 1973 to 1976
- Chevrolet Blazer, 1969 to 1976
- GMC Jimmy, 1969 to 1976
- Suburban 10/1500, 1973 to 1981
- Suburban 20/2500, 1973 to 1991
Verify differential and clearance before ordering. Configurations vary. These trucks and SUVs had several possible differentials.
Vehicles with coil suspension can have a track bar close to the stock differential cover. Vehicles with leaf suspension generally have plenty of space for a larger aftermarket part.
1978 Chevy C10
Stephen installed this PML differential cover on his 1978 Chevy C10.
Stephen said that changing out the stock cover for a PML heavy duty cover is "a good practical upgrade". Our thanks to him for choosing PML for his truck.
1972 C-10 Cheyenne
Bruce installed this PML differential cover on his 1972 Chevy C-10 Cheyenne with a 350 ci engine and 700R4 transmission.
C10 Cheyenne in Classic Trucks
See an installation of this cover in the cast finish on a 1972 Chevrolet C–10 in Classic Trucks magazine.
During servicing, a hole on bottom of PML cover provides quick and easy draining fluid without removing the cover. PML includes a magnetic drain plug with each cover.
Cover also ships with new mounting bolts.